Collingwood’s Cenotaph Turns 100 Years Old
The Collingwood Cenotaph is 100 years old. On August 5th, 100 years ago, the Cenotaph was unveiled with a wreath-laying ceremony at what was then, Collingwood’s busy train station. Collingwood citizens and soldiers returning from overseas were in attendance. A special ceremony was held on Saturday August 5th, 100 years later, to honour the 100th anniversary.
2007 Restoration of the Collingwood Cenotaph
Years later, In 2007, the Collingwood Cenotaph was restored and rededicated at a well attended ceremony on the same site as the original dedication on August 5th,1923.
Over the past century, this has been a place to gather, to remember, and to pay respects to the brave men and women who fought for our freedom and built the great town of Collingwood.
To our veterans of today and yesterday, thank you.
Cenotaph 2007 Restoration/Rededication Ceremony